Mobile-Friendly Maps

Our new mobile-friendly maps will make your Open Studios experience more efficient! Click the box on the upper left corner of the map (or open it in your Google Maps app) to select Wheelchair Accessible studios, NCOS Art Night, Weekend…
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Changes to the 2019 Guidebook

Life happens, and often it happens after 25,000 guidebooks have been sent to press. With that, this is where we’ll post any updates to this year’s guidebook! #17 Steph Godfrey won’t be open for the Friday May 31st Art Night, but…
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NCOS 2019 Art Show & Reception

Saturday, May 4, during Arts Alive is the time to preview artwork from dozens of participating North Coast Open Studios artists, at the Ink People Center for the Arts’ Brenda Tuxford Gallery, 525 7th Street in Eureka.

“With more than 140 participants in this year’s event, the Artist Show and Reception is your first opportunity to pick up an Open Studios guidebook and start thinking about which artists you’re going to visit during the event,” says NCOS Coordinator Monica Topping.

The 21st annual NCOS is Saturday and Sunday, June 1 and 2, and June 8 and 9, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with an event kick-off art night on Friday, May 31, from 6 to 9 p.m. Open artist studios span from Fortuna to Trinidad, and east to Blue Lake.

For more information and event previews, visit North Coast Open Studios on Facebook. After the reception, the NCOS website will feature searchable artist listings and interactive maps, at

North Coast Open Studios is a DreamMaker Project of the Ink People Center for the Arts.